2020 – Poem from a Photo

Sew yourself a mask from this winter sunset

and wear it like an apricot smile.

Examine those silhouette branches –

a set of charcoal fingerprints

pointing at summer and those angrier,

suffering skies.   It’s that kind of year, you know

when, instead of beauty or fine weather,

a shard of  blue ‘twixt the clouds

reminds you of breaking your favourite mug.

.

 

 

 

 

 

One thought on “2020 – Poem from a Photo

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s